Fished new wire for the first time! (kbin.social)

I posted on here the other day about some suspicious 240v cable and followed the recommendations to replace it. I was already leaning that way but was kind of hoping to be told I was overthinking it. But you all confirmed what I thought. I ran close to 25’ of 10/2 cable from the second story to the basement. Nothing is wired...

12% 401(k) Contribution - What to do? [USA] (kbin.social)

Hi everyone, I recently landed a new job where the base 401(k) contribution for all FTEs is 12% of your salary. This is regardless of your contribution, with no additional match. I realize that this is unusual for most people and it is for me as well. In my last job, I got up to a 6% match so I maxed that out and didn't think on...

Just found out I have 2 external IP addresses (kbin.social)

I was trying to troubleshoot a home networking issue, and I plugged my laptop's Ethernet cable into the second bridge port. I thought it would recognize that the device wasn't a router and assign a local IP address behind a firewall. Nope. Windows was assigned an external one....

A case for preemptively defederating with Threads (kbin.social)

With Meta beginning to test federation, there's a lot of discussion as to whether we should preemptively defederate with Threads. I made a post about the question, and it seems that opinions differ a lot among people on Kbin. There were a lot of arguments for and against regarding ads, privacy, and content quality, but I don't...

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